Beth Sellnow

Beth Sellnow

Monday December 9, 2019

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Obituary for Beth Sellnow

Beth Sellnow, age 87, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Essentia – St Joseph’s Medical Center. Beth was born at home in Cass County, near Motley, MN to Owen & Bertha (DeGeest) Truesdell. She completed teacher’s training in 1953 and taught in one-room country schools in rural Minnesota. In 1957, she married Les Sellnow. After marriage and raising her four children, she returned to the work force as a nursing assistant at St. Joseph’s Medical Center for 24 years, until her retirement.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Pam (Mike) O’Rourke, Tim (Deanna) Sellnow, Lori (Gary) Morgan; daughter-in-law, Shelly Kotyk-Sellnow; siblings: Kenneth Truesdell, Jack Truesdell and Dorothy (Archie) Hosner; sister-in-law, Waneta Truesdell; grandchildren, Neil Doucette, Debbie Sellnow-Richmond, Caitlin Sellnow, Emily Driessen, Abby Jasmer, Rick Sellnow, Stephanie Gangestad, Cameron Sellnow; four great grandchildren.
Beth is preceded in death by her parents; son, Greg Sellnow; son-in-law, Roger Doucette; brothers, Bill Truesdell and Emmett Truesdell; sisters-in-law, Gloria Truesdell and Joan Truesdell.
A memorial service for Beth will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center (512 S 8th St, Brainerd) Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.
Caring for Beth and the Truesdell Family:
Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home
512 S 8th St, Brainerd

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    Saturday December 14, 2019 | 12:00am
    Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center
    512 South 8th Street
    Brainerd, Minnesota
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    Saturday December 14, 2019
    A memorial service for Beth will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11AM at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center (512 S 8th St, Brainerd). Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.

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Mary Stoffel

Beth’s family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. My Mom was 2 houses away from Beth, and I know they had some nice visits when my Mom was living there. Cherish the memories you have of Beth.
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Robert Littlefield

The Nicholson School of Communication and Media extends the condolences of its faculty, staff, and students to the family of Beth Sellnow. Our professors, Tim and Deanna Sellnow, have made their professional home in Florida and we share their grief and are ready to welcome them home to help them in the days ahead. May their mother rest in peace.
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Ann Cibuzar McTernan

To the entire Sellnow Family - our greatest thoughts and prayers for you and your wonderful and beautiful Mother whom I had the opportunity to work with many times in Nursing at St. Joseph's Medical Center.Lots of Love From the Entire Cibuzar Family - LtCol Paul F Cibuzar (retired) USMC, RoxAnne Cibuzar, Ann Marie Cibuzar McTernan RN, ANP-BC and Barbara Jo Cibuzar Klunder.
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